Car Hire at Manchester Airport
This information is correct as of May 2015
Whether you’re planning a tea party in Boston, a hiking trip in the White Mountains or a sports extravaganza in Manchester, you can find the best car hire at Manchester Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Manchester Airport
There are six car hire companies with desks at Manchester Airport: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Manchester Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
The nearest petrol station is just 9 minutes away by car so there is no need to worry about finding somewhere to fill the hire car before dropping it off. Simply head east from the airport on Airport Road, take the 4th roundabout exit, turn right onto Perimeter Road, left onto Willow Street and then make a u-turn at John E Devine Drive where the Kwik Stop Sunoco will be on the right hand side.
Driving around Manchester Airport
Manchester Airport is well connected to the region’s main roads. The Manchester Airport Access Road is an expressway that connects the airport and NH Route 3A in Litchfield with the Everett Turnpike and U.S. Route 3 in Bedford. It links to the main 93 highway to Boston in the south and to highway 96 to Portland in the north.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Manchester Airport.
Visit the myriad museums and the famous Panopticon Gallery, shop in bohemian markets and bookshops, take a sailing lesson or brewery tour. Enjoy a Red Sox game and local hospitality in a Boston bar or just stroll the streets admiring the iconic Brownstone tenements and the harbour known for the most famous ‘tea party’ in the world.
Boston is just 1 hour south from Manchester Airport by car. Simply take the I-293 from Brown Avenue, follow the I-93 to John F Fitzgerald Surface Road, take exit 24A-24B, then onto Cambridge Street and into Boston.
Climb Mount Chocorua for breath-taking views of wilderness, deer and crystal clear lakes and streams. Try water sports, fishing, cycling, hiking, walking or horse riding or simply relax on a lakeside beach, browsing quirky local shops in between before a night in a beautiful romantic lodge.
The White Mountains are just over one hour from Manchester Airport. Take the Everett Turnpike from the airport, getting on the I-93, then exit 32, onto the NH-112E until you reach the White Mountains Visitor Centre which has ample free parking. Note that this journey takes in a toll road.
Visit vibrant New Hampshire City to take in a variety of sports from baseball games and hockey to the speedway. Go golfing in summer and skiing in winter or simply kick back and try some of the many international cafes and restaurants in the area.
It takes about 15 minutes to reach the centre of Manchester from the airport. Head east on airport road, take the 4th exit on the roundabout taking a right onto Brown Avenue. The turn rights onto S Beech Street, right onto Spring Garden St and finally left onto Maple Street in Manchester. Parking in Manchester is metered and enforced from 8am to 8pm Mon-Fri and 10am to 8pm on Saturday with a maximum parking time of two hours. The cost is approximately 75 cents* per hour. After 5pm there is no time restriction on parking. Off street parking is also available with parking lots costing $6* per day. Some hotels in Manchester have car parking; but this sometimes costs extra.
Prices subject to change